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Accused of trying to assassinate Jose Ramos-Horta, East Timor’s president, last February, a group of rebels have surrendered to the government.

Gastao Salsinha, rebel leader, was persuaded to hand himself in following talks with representatives from the army, parliament and the Catholic Church, said an adviser to Ramos-Horta. (more…)

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East Timor’s parliament has voted the extension of the state of emergency for another 30 days. It has been imposed after attacks on the country’s president and prime minister and was supposed to end on Saturday. (more…)

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East Timor is going through troubles lately. Australia showed its support through Kevin Rudd, its Prime Minister, who said his government will do all it can to protect democracy in East Timor.

This announcement was motivated by the attacks on Jose Ramos-Horta and Xanana Gusmao, President and Prime Minister of East Timor. Both were attacked on Monday. (more…)

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